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arguments are set to begin. nadal hassan rested his defense yesterday with no testimony or witnesses. but he later told the judge that the attack was provoked because soldiers were deploying to engage in an illegal war. casey seigel has details. >>> the defense rests. that is what army major nadal h nidal hasan said. >> i thought he would take the opportunity to take the witness stand and tell his side of the story. >> i think he understands he's going to be convicted in this case. there's not a chance he would walk away. he has done what he wants to do which is be a martyr. >> following the decision the judge adjourned the court-martial bringing prosecutors more time to prepare the closing arguments. it is not clear whether hassan will have his closing arguments. >> he is limited as to what he can argue. he might wave his right to have a closing argument and move on to the death penalty phase which is what he is asking for to begin with. >> the 42-year-old army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others in november 2009. hasan says he carried out the attack t
up sooner than expected. army major nadal hassan has only cross examined two of the witnesses called friday. they remember the terrifying moment the two opened fire. many thought it was a training exercise. hassan admits to killing 13 people and wounding 31 others in the 2009 rampage. hassan is charged with murder and could face the death penalty. >> the sister of an american missionary prisoner in north korea is begging the u.s. to help bring him home. her brother is having serious het problems and lost more than 50 pounds. he was arrested back in november accused of activities against the government. he was sentenced to hard labor and north korea is using his health problems as a bargaining chip to spark negotiations with the united states. >> extreme weather alert for you at daybreak in colorado crews will continue searching for a woman last seen clinging to a tree during flash flood and mud slide that left at least one person dead. witnesses saw the young women they describe her as having blonde hair on friday as they fled the rushing waters near colorado springs. two other peopl
hassan will face the penalty phase of his trial on monday. he could be the first soldier to be executed by the military sips 1965. he is charged with the 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers. >>> and amidst growing sectarian tension in egypt, mubarak is back in court. >>> and a lawsuit against donald trump alleging bad business. >>> we have a report from the northwest coming up very soon after the break. >>> welcome back to al-jazeera, i'm del walters. former egyptian president mubarak appeared in court today facing charges for the deaths in the uprising in 2011. he was released from prison on thursday. he will be held under house arrest in a military facility. he has been in power for a decade after the sadat passing in 1981. in january 2011, antigovernment protestors demanded his resignation in what became to be known as the arab spring. mubarak was convicted and sentenced to prison for his role in killing demonstrators in the riots. a retrial of the case began three months later. then last week, the state news organization said he would be released from prison but he remains
are resolved. justice has been served. >> our producer inside the courtroom said major hassan gave no reaction when the jury sentenced him today. casey siegel live at fort hood. casey, were there tears inside the courtroom today? >> yeah, harris, there were a few. not from hassan clearly, but rather from some of the family members of victims, victims of the 13 who were killed here on this day, november day, back in 2009. today was really about them, if you think about it. it was finally getting some closure nearly four years later. people like the mother of specialist jason hunt. he was just 22 years old, had been married only 2 1/2 months until nidal hasan walked into that packed medical processing building and gunned him down. >> anyone who would use their religion to commit acts of terrorism serves no god except their own hatred and self-interest. nidal hasan is a coward and an unrepentant murderer. >> now in the coming days, hassan will be transported to military death row located at fort leavenworth in kansas. the 42-year-old will be dismissed from the military, his pay stops immediately.
soldados en texas hace 4 aÑos , jurado dice que es culpable ni e nidal hassan p, que atuo ctuÓo v abogado dijo que disparo por u guerra ilegal en afganistÁn . >> puede tener pena de muerte . >> ahora en ciudad de mÉxico, se vive caos porque miles de mae r maestros hacen planton por p protesta por la reforma educacional causa bloqueos y c r corre y corre en el congreso los mÁs afectados niÑos en todo mÉxico, vamos al reporte de r rauiraÚl torres . >> gr-- gritos . >> gritos, ptrotesta, enojo, f s frustraciÓn , en eso es la ciudad de mÉxico, maestros toman lucha contra la reforma educacional dicen que llegaran mÁs lejos . >> hasta que logremos algo , dispuestos a todo . >> primero a golpes citian la a cdiÁmara de diputados , y con e consiguen ob evalue dipiutados dicen que si a hay evaluaciÓn . >> lo hgaarÁ con las mejores ars que tiene . >> mÁs de 10 mil maesrotros hac protesta por la ciudad . >> no tienen conciencia de lo que afectan . >> reporteros tambiÉn reciben u furia de maestros . >> diputados trabajaron en bnaco sus cedes estÁn rodeados, piden que la policÍa
. >> reporter: well, kai, hassan's court-martial came to an abrupt halt when his stand by attorneys asked to be pulled from the case. the lawyers claim hassan is trying to get the death penalty. and say they will not help him be a martyr. hassan is representing himself in opening arguments admitted he was the gunman in the shooting. the judge ruled the defense attorneys are required to stay on the case. the lawyers are planning to appeal, claiming the judge is forcing them to violate professional rules of conduct. >> if convicted, hassan will face the death penalty. >>> stranded in kenya, a massive fire at the nairobi airport trapped nearly a dozen marylanders on a -- aide trips toaf rica. today, international flights resumed. but still could take days for some of tome get them. >>> forcing the suspension of international flights and choking a travel gateway. several maryland aide workers were in all of that chaos. >> they let us out on the tarmac. and basically, with only one international terminal, which was completely in flames. >> reporter: katie price, an aide worker, had just arriv
and the opening statement by army major nadal hassan who is defending himself. the former psychiatrist admitted killing 13 people and wounded dozens of others. hassan, an american born muslim wanted to argue that he was protecting taliban fighters in afghanistan but the judge is not allowing him to use that as a defense. >>> a town meeting in a rural part of pennsylvania turned to chaos last night. gunfire broke out. state police say two ordinary americans then leapt in and saved lives. three people died but it could have been far worse. >> reporter: this is the man police say shattered the peace in a small pennsylvania town. state police say 59-year-old rockne newell walked up to the ross township municipal building monday night armed with a rifle and started shooting. >> it was a horrible scene, something you never want to witness. >> reporter: police say newell who was involved in an 18 year fight with the township over his property killed three people. state police stay he first started shooting through the side window, shattering the glass and then he moved to the side door and finally the
. >> pam: he is accused of one of the worst mass shootings in u=s history. nidal hassan told a military court, quote - "i did it." the fort hood shootings happened nearly four years ago at fort hood, texas. 13 people died. >> pam: after an army major due to deploy to afghanistan suddenly opened fire on his fellow soldiers. >> pam: catherine heenan tells us what happened at the start of his court martial today. >>"all of a sudden we just hear 'allah hu akbar' somewhere and just, bow! bow! shooting everywhere." former soldier mick engnell >> catherine: was in this processing center when nidal began shooting. >> catherine: floor. >>"then all of a i saw a laser come across my eyes, and i looked over and saw him pointing a gun at me.and right at that time i tried shifting over. and it just felt like a baseball bat hit me right on the side of my neck and then blood went everywhere." >> catherine: for other victims the physical scars are fading, unseen injuries linger. >>"since the shooting, i don't know what happened, but my short term memory is just non-existent." >> catherine: 42-year-ol
. deliberations continue after major nadal hassan passed on giving a closing argument. will a verdict be reached today? we are hours away from day two of the deliberations with an army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding others. the trial abruptly ending deliberations when he took the floor. he has his own attorney. the defense chooses not to make a closing statement. it was an hour and a half to share the 700 pieces of evidence they introduced lieu out the court-martial. the fate of the army psychiatrist is now in the hands of 13 army others. they will return hours from now. colonel hendricks has two motives. he believes he had jihad duty to kill as many soldiers as he could. he added hassan did not want to deploy. >> for the 13 counts of premedicated murder and 32 counts of attempted pre-meditated murder they must be unanimous on one of the 13 counts of pre-meditated murder. >> elizabeth bran live in washington thank you. >>> former egyptian president mub mubarak will now be under house arrest at a military hospital outside of cairo. the 85-year-old was forced out of p
this evening. first the fort hood shooter. nadal hassan convicted on all counts in the shooting rampage. nearly four years ago now, opening fire on his fellow soldiers, killing 13 people. hassan did not flinch as the verdict was read. he could now face the death penalty. and robert bales behind one of the worst atrocities in the war in afghanistan, that mass killing. sentenced to life without parole today. the father of two confessed to killing 16 villagers, mostly women and children in march of 2012. the families traveling 7,000 miles to testify against the american staff sergeant. he pleaded guilty to the massacre in order to avoid the death penalty. >>> now to las vegas tonight and a major plot thwarted. an undercover sting that busted a sinister plan well under way. tonight these two suspects in custody. one a grandmother, both charged with planning to kidnap, torture, and kill a cop, all in the shadow of the sunset strip. why did they allegedly hatch this plan? here's abc's steve osunsami now. >> reporter: on the glittery streets of las vegas, police working under cover since april, say th
court says major hassan is sentenced to death that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded. the death sentence is something american born muslim wanted as he believes it puts them on a path to martyrdom. we are live with the latest. good evening. >> a few tears in the courtroom today from free members when that entence was handed down. he showed no e. motion but sat there and stared down at the desk the majority of the time but this was a big victory for a lot of people and specifically the of the members of the 13 that was killed on that day. finally is getting closure nearly four years after the shooting. people like the of mother of specialists hunt. 22 years old and only married two 1/2 months when hassan walked into the medical processing building and cut him down. >> anyone to use their religion for an act of terrorism there is no god but your self-interest. you are in an retentive murder. >> in the coming-- he would be transported to military death row located at fort leavenworth in joint fly the other condemned soldiers until the process plays out. of the 42 year-o
. hassan could face the death penalty, which is what the attorneys contend he wants. >> the defense lawyers were on standby for him, but yesterday asked to take the lead after accusing the army major of trying to fulfill a death wish, another twist in this unusual case. >> one day after his defense strategy was called into question, more testimony from victims of the fort hood shooting. a survivor describing how she tried to help another victim who had been shot. >> nearly all of the witnesses who testified rendered aid and theto save the lives of soldiers. their actions likely saved many lives. >> on wednesday the trial was stopped after defense attorneys said they could no longer standby. they asked the judge to allow them them to take over or be taken off the case. was argued that hassan trying to get a conviction and a death sentence, something he denied. today the judge sided with the army major, allowing him to represent himself and ruled the standby attorneys have to stay on the case. trying toaccused of kill 13 people and injuring more than 30 others in the shooting rampage. in his
on the national stage, one an army major accused of gunning down soldiers at fort hood in texas. nadal hassan is charged with murder and premeditated murder. his trial came to an abrupt end when his lawyers wanted to withdraw from the trial. they say they can't sit by and watch what's going on. hassan is representing himself but allowed defense lawyers to serve in a standby capacity. >>> in the meantime, the jury continues deliberating today in the racketeering trial of james whitey bulger. jurors must sort through forensic images, guns, even bulger's 700-page informant file. the alleged mob boss is accused of 19 murders along with several counts of extortion and money laundering. the jury must decide whether those crimes contributed to a rain of terror in boston. >>> the thieves accused of targeting female shoppers in anne arundel county are behind bars. the two are charged with multiple theft and credit card offenses. police say that the two would distract female shoppers at grocery stores and then steal their wallets. detectives also say the pair are suspects in similar cases in d.c., vir
conflict in 2011. >> army major nidal hassan rested his case today. he didn't call witnesses as part of his defense. nidal hassan admitted to the shooting in opening statements and tried to defend his actions because of his muslim religion. spin off business is selling ar 15. dick suspended sales after newtown connecticut. field and stream, a new outdoor store opened in western pennsylvania is selling ar-15. there is no word if they will sell rifles in their store again. so-called thrill kill of a oklahoma baseball player. now we are hering the -- hearing the 911 call, fox's robert gray has the story. >> three oklahoma teachers make a shocking admission. >> they said we were bored, we had nothing to do and decided to kill somebody. that somebody was transplant from australia in ada, oklahoma. the perfect person, he would be the outcome you would find. >> reporter: lane's girlfriend described him as one of a kind. they were out jogging when he was shot in the back. lane was fighting for his life as good samaritans helped him. >> he is not conscious. is he still breathing? barely. >> 17-year-
that the prosecuting attorneys could not introduce evidence of e-mail exchanges between hassan and a l- a la wki to avoid confusion between motive and defense of others. she rowelled that hassan could not use defense of other in the strategy. but the judge osborne allowed web searches to remain in. evidence that hasan looked for things on the internet as jihad. it is considered a blow to the family victims. but military analyst say that the prosecution still has plenty to secure a conviction here. >> from the pure evidence stand point, the volume of fire is probative or tends to prove that this was not an uncalculated series of killings. it was planned. >> now with the judge's ruling, several witnesses will no longer take the stand. that means only a handful remains. and we are getting closer to the prosecution resting its case as we begin week three. next major hassan will call his two witnesses and the jury will get the case. if found guilty, he faces the death penalty and first time since the court martial began, we have word that some of the family members are interested in speaking to the p
in this case. and july 20th. hassan would be tried in a military court and face the death penalty. and numerous delays. the court martial began on august 6th of this year. and we'll get word of updates, we'll bring it to you right away. new controversy over the new un embassy to the un. samantha power was on a personal trip when she missed a meeting. power was briefed the entire time and is not out this tweet. reports devastating and hundreds dead in streets including kids killed by chemweapons. un must get there fast and if true, perps must face justice. fox nows editor and host of power. happy friday to you, chris. how are you? >> i am good. why power was not there. it is a right wing hit job to ask that question. >> isn't that what they say about -- what those people say about everything. i seem to hear that on benghazi. i think i heard that, too. that is not a defense. saying that a person can't be there because they were on a personal trip is a choice, it is certainly a choice for samantha power to make a decision 20 days or so as un secretary or not that but u.s. embassy to make a choice
the testimony of witnesses of how he charged hassan with a chair and tried to stop him and killed while trying to protect others. >> this is a long and exhausting process. we are tired and we are hurt. but we are resolved. justice has been served. . >> the sad reality is it could take years if not decade physical hasan dies by lethal injection. hassan did not appeal we should note, it is just standard for any capitol case for the military. a soldier hasn't been executed in this count row since 1961 and 5 sit on death row in kansas. hassan will join them and sit there while the appeal's process plays out. and military appeals court have overturned 11 of 16 death sentences handed down. and that is why the judge here and the prosecutions worked so hard to make sure every letter of the law was followed so hasan's case is not one of them. shannon in ncasy, thank you very much. >> and joining us now is retired sergeant luns ford who was shot sen times by hasan. and one bullet is still lodged in his back. we'll get your reaction to the sentence? >> well, i am glad they gave him the death sentence, ho
and seven days later hassan was charged with 13 counts of murder. it took two years for arraignment and everything ground to a halt over an argument about hassan's beard. his lawyers say he grew it out because he believes it's a sin to die clean-shaven. prosecutors say it was an attempt to keep witnesses from >> i d.ing him. and later, a judge ordering him forcibly shaved. when the case was back on track, he asked to release his lawyers and represent himself. >> it is very frustrating. >> reporter: for survivors like this one, it's about to get worse, because hasan acting as his own attorney can cross-examine them in court. >> going to be very difficult. it will be painful. >> reporter: but necessary. according to hassan's former attorney. he says, nothing, not even survivors' feelings, can stop hasan from defending himself. >> their sensitivities on the issue are subordinate to his constitutional right to act as his own attorney. >> now, just because you can defend yourself doesn't give you the right to be unruly in court. a lot of pressure on that military judge to make sure he do
at the texas army outpost, opening statements in nidal has hassan's court-martial is underway. prosecutors opened their case by saying that nidal hassan was out to kill as men soldiers as possible. hassan is act aing as his own attorney and said, we are imperfect muslims trying to establish the perfect religion. he continues, apologized for my mistakes i made in this endeavor. his original defense strategy was to say he carried out the killings in defense of others. the judge said he couldn't do that. being his own attorney it means he will likely come faves to face with shooting survivors. this case stirred anger amongst some of the survivors after the feds called it an work place violence instead of terror. security at the high-profile trial is extremely tight. ringing the courthouse, a barricade of shipping containers stacked three high. additional shock absorbing barriers rise almost to the building's roof and guards are standing watch with assault rifles. >> casey, on than his opening statement major hasan has not done much talking. >> the prosecution opening statement leased 45 minut
. >>> closing arguments began today in the military trial of major nadal hassan who faces 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder in connection with the november 2009 attack at ft. hood. the former army psychiatrist has been representing himself during the trial but declined to call any cross-examine any witnesses before resting his case. he did it yesterday. nbc's mark potter is following the trial and joins us from ft. hood, texas. mark, this say terrible example, i think, and frightening to a lot of americans of a person who comes with a mideast background who seems totally loyal to america and says i switch, i switched sides. >> reporter: and it was a murderous switch according to prosecutors and all the events that happened here, a terrible event that happened four years ago. the jury is now waiting to take the case. the panel of 13 senior military officers is going to break for lunch and at 1:45 central time, 2:45 your time in the east, they will begin their deliberations. the reason for that, just about 20 minutes ago nadal hassan was a
for slaughtering 13 people at ft. hood. now it appears that nang middle hassan will get what many say he wanted all along -- a death sentence. >>> i'm john berman, filling in for jake tapper today. we begin with the the national lead. they came from all over the country, by car, by train, by bus, 250,000 people packed into the national mall here in washington, d.c. the day was hot, they marched through the nation's capital. they were standing in the sun mopping sweat from their brows when the moment arrived, when dr. martin luther king jr. shared his dream. >> i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. >>> it became clear that day with it wasn't clear already that change was coming. this was the scene at the national mall on that day, august 28th, 1963. and this was the scene at the mall today. on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years since dr. king took the podium with a vision of abraham lincoln looking on from the memorial perch.
back. top stories here on al jazeera. hassan to set take over as president of iran. he will be endorsed by the sfreem leader in a ceremony in the next couple of hours. the united states issued a worldwide travel alert to its citizens saying the al qaeda group, because i haven't been able to get her to talk. on sunday. >> the u.s. deputy secretary of state in egypt for a second time in less than a month tying to tend crisis there. they called on the protesters . go alone but in quyeeth >> the defense medical charity doctors without borders says at least 100,000 people have been forceed from their gnomes south dan because of violent our east african correspondent petered that from the state. >> out there, hiding in the remote bush, are tens of thousands of people. they are survivors of violence. the ports from survivors who made it out say they you are intelligently need help we hope to find. >> it's only accessible by air and foot. many did what they could to help but they are soldiers not medical workers and apart from the few discretionings and drugs, there's little i can off the foun
" he doesn't aspire for authority. >> iran has a new president, hassan rohani, who has officially replaced mahmoud ahmadinejad. nearly two months after the ballot the new iranian president promised he would try his best to elevate iran's position and lift international sanctions. he is set to take the oath in parliament on sunday. >> the official seal of approval from supreme leader ali khamenei was endorsed by iran's highest authority saturday, taking office the country's new president and succeeding mahmoud ahmadinejad. speaking of the ceremony, rohani's watch word was moderation. >> the country is in need of national resolve. the distance of extremism and policymaking in governments and focuses on the rule of law and upholding the law. the dialogue and plan that was set out during the elections and received a majority vote was this -- moderation and tolerance. >> among the challenges rohani now faces is the issue of political prisoners. at least 800 are currently behind bars for challenging the country's leadership, including prominent opposition figure masavi. human rights act
. in iran, the son -- hassan rouhani vows to get sanctions lifted. he was endorsed by ayatollah ali khameini on saturday. he says he wants to improve laws for average iranians. rouhani has not said what he would offer to get sanctions over the disputed nuclear program lifted. in a transfer of power, iran's spiritual leader has bestowed the presidential mandate to rouhani. the new president is regarded as a moderate and pragmatist. as he took office, rouhani pledged to moderation and vowed to avoid the abyss of extremism and save iran's economy. that has raised hopes of the new leader will be able to turn things around. >> as a citizen, i hope rouhani will create jobs and pave the way for more foreign investment in iran. >> the iranian media has been the mahmoude end of ahmadinejad era. mahmoud ahmadinejad's presidency is now over. but it is ayatollah ali khameini , the hard-line cleric will continue to have the final say on foreign policy and the country's nuclear program. >> to cairo, where efforts continue for a peaceful solution to the standoff between supporters of deposed president moha
and a half long years, victims of the fort hood massacre, nidal hassan goes to trial. we'll have a preview and all 13 of those lost in the gunfire. >> gregg: plus who are other the boardwalk, police arrest a man witnesses say may have inever intentionally plowed his car in
confirming any crew casual 2350e7s. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani was officially sworn in on sunday. it marks the end of the eight-year controversial president of mahmoud ahmadinejad. he vowed his support to syria's embattled leader bashar al assad. >>> johnny manziel is reportedly under investigation by the ncaa. in question, did he profit from autographs and signing memorabilia. ncaa athletes are prohibited from accepting money for a product or sale of service. his eligiblity to play this year could be in jeopardy. >>> governor brown was able to save thousands of commuters from a transit strike. the bay area rapid transit strikeout was avoided when he entered an 11th hour inquiry into the dispute. it hold offs the strike for another seven days. >>> fbi informants were allowed to break the law over 5600 times in 2011. fbi agents reportedly allowed their criminal informants to buy and sell drugs, plot robberies and even bribe government officials. eight months into the 113th congress and the house has passed 22 bills. that's the smallest number of bills passed on record. >>> even th
. >>> hassan rouhani has used his first speech as president of iran to reach out to the world. now leaders in other nations are waiting to see if he'll follow words with actions, especially when it comes to his nation's nuclear program. >> translator: we seek respect based on equality and mutual trust. we want to establish constructive relationships with nations of the world. >> rouhani said in his inaugural address that transparency is the key to the door of trust. he stressed his country does not desire war with other nations. afghan president hamid karzai and north korea's number two leader were among the representatives of at least 50 countries at the ceremony. in tehran, iranians have been expressing their hopes and frustrations. >> translator: i hope rouhani achieves what he has promised. then the economy will improve and we will have a better society. >> translator: inflation has been hard on our lifestyles. if prices remain high, people will be left helpless. >>> white house spokesperson jay carney says rouhani's inauguration presents an opportunity for iran to act quickly to resol
asesinar a 13 personas en texas, se le acusa de herir a 32 personas. hassan naciÓ en virginia y de ser declarado culpable podrÍa ser declarado a la pena de muerte. >>> vecinos de indocumentado guatemalteco luchan por que se quede en el paÍs, dicen que fue deportado por culpa de un abogado sin vergÜenza y quieren evitar que una deportaciÓn lo aleje de su esposa y tres hijos. >>> no se puede mover de su casa, monitorean sus movimientos con un guillrillete electrÓnico pregunta como va a mantener a su familia. >>> lucho por mi familia mÁs que todo. >>> dÍaz de leÓn es guatemalteco, vive en california de hace 30 aÑos, pagÓ once mil dÓlares a un abogado hace dos aÑos. >>> me dijo que no me podÍan deportar, deportar. >>> lo Único que ganÓ fue la primer deportaciÓn. >>> regresÓ, inmigracion lo volviÓ arrestar. fueron a pedir a migraciÓn que deje la familia en paz. >>> esto es una causa moral. >>> regresÓ despuÉs que lo deportaron, su abogada dice que lo hizo por una buena razÓn. >>> por supuesto regresÓ, tuvo dos hijos aquÍ, su esposa, hermanos, su familia, su iglesia,
, prosecutors said major hassan planned to kill as many soldiers as possible. 13 soldiers died. he is representing himself and told the jury he acted for religious regions. >>> the man accused of driving into a crowd -- drove his car down the board walk plowing into pedestrians and vendors. los angeles police say he is a homeless man from colorado with a criminal history. an italian tourist was killed and 17 others were hurt. >>> san francisco firefighters are still mopping up after a fire. flames came dangerously close to historic grave sites. the fire broke out around 3:00 this morning in a wooded area. about two acres were burned. no word on what started this fire. fire investigators are looking for a cause at a three alarm fire in east san jose storage unit. commuters saw thick smoke across the 280 and 101 freeways. four storage units burned and not clear what was inside of them. no one was hurt. >>> postal authorities are warning protestors trying to stop the sale of a historic post office. for nearly two weeks people can be camping out on the front steps on austin way. the po
.m. on august 7th a wednesday. i'm ross mihara in tokyo. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani opened the door to negotiations. at his first news conference as president. he says he's determined to resolve a dispute over the country's nuclear development. rowhani says work has begun to build relations with iran's neighbors and international community.
in tokyo. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani opened the door to negotiations. at his first news conference as president. he says he's determined to resolve a dispute over the country's nuclear development. rowhani says work has begun to build relations with iran's neighbors and international community. his stance is in stark contrast to his predecessor, mahmoud ahmadinejad. he said he is ready to hold talks on the nation's nuclear development. he said concerns will be removed through negotiations. >> translator: i'm optimistic about the prospects of holding mutually beneficial negotiations. i believe it's possible. >> but he said iran will not abandon its nuclear program of enriching uranium for peaceful purposes. he urged western leaders to lift economic sanctions against his country. rowhani also hinted at the possibility of district talks with the united states after years of stalemate. >> translator: if the united states shows goodwill toward iran, the door to talks is open. even if it's america. >> western leaders want to resume nuclear talks with tehran as early as next mo
contra nidal malid hassan quien asesinó a 3 personas en fort hood,texas, le dij a la corte, yo soy quien disparó, también el psiquiatra militar trató de matar a todos los posibles. >>> es momento de nuestra primera pausa y al regresar la violencia pone en fuga a los residentes de guerrero. >>> el trágico saldo de una explosión en un edificio de rosario, en argentina enorme explosiÓn de wrum rrumba edificio en rosario argentina. >>> dicen que la explosiÓn autoridades de salud que se debiÓ a un escape de gas, rompio vidrios a mÁs de 300 pies de distancia, los heridos estaban en el edificio, algunos eran transeuntes golpeados por escombros y vidrios. >>> la violencia de los narcos se hace sentir con fuerza en zonas rurales de mÉxico. en ocasiones protegerse del ejÉrcito, en la ciudad de mexico pueblos enteros que no tienen mÁs remedio que huir. >>> tres comunidades rurales ubicadas en las montaÑas de guerrero, mÉxico quedaron abandonadas debido a las amenazas del crimen organizado, muchos huyeron a pueblos mÁs grandes, otros a los montes y muchos no lo lograron. >>> todas la
killed 13 people and wounded 32 others in a 2009 rampage. hassan is representing himself, but the lawyers assigned to back up his defense team have now suddenly asked to withdraw from the case. cnn's ed lavandera is on the scene. he's been in the courtroom. ed, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, this was a bizarre day of what we thought would be testimony, wolf, but everything started about 45 minutes late this morning. when the judge did show up and major hassan was at his defense table as well as prosecutors, and this is what is called the standby counsel, three attorneys who have been assigned to help navigate him through this death-penalty case, said they want to modify their standing, their role in this case. they say that major hassan is essentially working with the prosecution to ensure he gets the death penalty and that they can't stand by and what much that happen. major hassan objected to that, and before anythinged could be said, the judge shut it all down, saying that's a conversation that those attorneys would have in private. so everything has been shut down for today. we
of ft. hood shooter nadal hassan continued yesterday as he was allowed to continue representing himself. there were so many bodies that she could. tell who was dead and who was alive. >>> two college friends of boston marathon bombing suspect tsarnaez. two men are being accused of trying to dispose of evidence from tsarnaev's dorm room. >>> a man is under arrest after posting a picture of his wife's dead body on facebook along with a confession. quote, i'm going to prison for killing my wife. >>> and here's a reminder not to drink and drive as we head into the weekend. police pulled over a suspected drunk driver in ohio who instead of walking a straight line decided to start dancing. and the guy's blood alcohol content was three times over the legal limit. >>> turning now to health news. they must have put something in europe's water. look at this baby. she's the biggest baby ever born and without an epidural. that baby beats germany's biggest baby born last month. her mother says she did expect her baby to be big, but not that big. >>> the futures are lower, but stocks managed to snap
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hassan roweny made a similar demand and said that everyone should respect the wishes of the egyptian people. the military went ahead with the crackdown despite international warnings. nhk's bureau chief explains why. >> the egyptian military leaders have held power for so long and consider themselves as serving the foundation of modern egypt. they decided not to be tolerant any more with the muslim brotherhood that they see as a threat to themselves. and you have to understand the history of the relationship between the brotherhood and the military. the muslim brotherhood is an islamist religious political movement that was founded back in the 1920s. it became increasingly influential among the poor and the former president, hosni mubarak. and mubarak was in power for almost 30 years. during his era, the west, especially the u.s., poured financial aid to the military which was the core of mubarak's power. thanks to the aid, the egyptian economy as a whole developed, but the gap between the rich and the poor widened. the brotherhood's support base was the poor, and they were always th
jassan and -- hassan and khalid sheikh mohammed in guantÁnamo. today was a positive step that can hopefully redeem some of the luster this system has lost. >> the other option is to get a presidential pardon from president obama. what is being worked -- is that hopeless? >> that will be a cold day in hell for that to happen. obama just finished our security, he was the one who approved of this. same with all the other espionage act prosecutions of whistleblowers. i do not think he would have an epiphany or moment of truth that this is not a wise path in a democratic society that is supposed to be transparent. >> many -- manning did try to reach out to the "new york times." woul -- what does that tell you about journalism in general, the wikileaks angle and julian assange? >> it sounds like they blew him off. no one responded. given their coverage of the trial, it has been abysmal. they have not shown up during much of it. in terms of whether they would cover it, i do not know. i do not know if they would have covered his disclosure. i am not sure what they would have done on that.
hassan passed on his final chance to address the jury. he could get the death penalty for shooting and killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. >>> the soldier accused of killing afghan civilians is on trial, sergeant robert bales gave his apology. >> i wish i could take it back, said sergeant bales. i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low halting voice bales apologized to the families of the afghan civilians that he murderedded, and said that he disgraced his own family. his voice wavered when he spoke. what i did was an act of cowardice behind a mask of bravado. he's accused of killing 16 afghan civilians during a nighttime shooting spree in march of 2012. he does not face the death penalty for those crimes, and is trying to avoid life in prison without the possibility of parole. bales did not describe his actions in detail. he said he had asked himself why he killed, but said he couldn't find a reason. under military trial rules the prosecution was not permitted to cross-examination bales. >> reporter: bales described mounting rage anger that grew in combat. three
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not to make a closing -- nidal hassan chose not to make a closing statement. he faces numerous count of premeditated murder and attempted premeditated murder for the attack in november 2009 that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others at fort hood in texas. a conviction would allow prosecutors to seek the death penalty. pakistan says two of its soldiers were killed by fire from indian troops on thursday. the incident allegedly took place along the borders along the disputed territory of kashmir. weeks,ed in recent jeopardizing a decade-old truths. >> the first soldier was killed here close to the border with indian kashmir, the second 45 kilometers further south. pakistan accuses indian troops of opening fire, but the indian argues it was they who are shot at first. according to islamabad, the indian military also killed a pakistani officer on tuesday along the so-called line of control. residents complain cross-border clashes have become more frequent in recent weeks. >> the indians and start firing whenever they feel like it. an incident will occur in one sector, and they
the penalty phase where prosecutors will ask jurors to sentence hassan to death. hass >>> the fbi and oakland police are announcing a new search for an oakland toddler and have doubled the reward for information to $22,000. daphne viola webb was last seen on march 14th. she vanished from her father's car when he was in a convenience car. a new search will take place tomorrow starting at 8:00 a.m. official also release more details within the next hour. >>> happening today t appears this may be the end of the road for san diego mayor bob filner, now that 18 women have come forward accusing the mayor of unwanted sexual advances. our sister station in san diego reports that the 70-year-old embattled mayor is prepared to resign today if the city counsel approves an agreement. >>> developing news in the south bay where police hope a new sketch will lead to the man who sexually assaulted a woman a stone's throw away from santa clara university. abc's ma 7's matt keller has mo >> reporter: confirmed this morning that the victim in the sexual assault case is not a santa clara university student, but
on all counts. major nadal hassan acted as his own attorney. he did not call any witnesses and made no closing argument. it took a jury of 13 high ranking military officers seven hours to reach a unanimous guilty verdict. the army psychiatrist acknowledged carrying out the attack that killed 13 and wounded more than 30 others and said he did it to protect muslim insurgents abroad. he sentencing phase is next, he is facing a possible death penalty. >>> the police announced today an additional 10,000 dollar reward in the case of daphne webb and announced another search for her tomorrow morning in oakland. she was reported missing by her father who said she was taken out of his car while he went into a corner store there. we will have more details tonight on ktvu channel two news at 5:00. >>> oakland police also announced today they have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a woman saturday. the d.a.'s office charged rasheed strain with killing rebecca vieira, that was on mcarthur boulevard near 73rd avenue, another person was wounded but is expected to survive. patrol officers
at 28. more injured. >>> major nadal hassan was found guilty of the fort hood rampage that left 14 fellow soldiers death. and a military jury sentenced sergeant robert bales to life without parole. bales pleaded guilty in june of 2012 to a shooting spree. it was part of a deal to avoid the death penalty but he will be ineligible to receive a chance at parole. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "inside story" is next. >> high costs, high debt as the president announces plans to make universities more affordable. we'll look at how the u.s. education system compares with others from around the world. from washington, this is inside story. [♪ music ] >> welcome, i'm libby casey. a comin college education in the united states costs more than anywhere else in the world. despite the high bill american colleges are slipping in the international rankings. on thursday president obama introduced a plan that he says will help make college for affordable. >> i'm proposing major new reforms that will shake up the current system, create better incentives for colleges to do more with less
: separate juries delivered guilty verdicts today in two high profile military cases. army major nadal hassan was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas.
with a 2009 shooting at fort hood, texas. hassan reportedly showed no reaction as the verdict was read out. the jury must decide if the former army psychologist should face the death penalty. >> coming up in one minute, you will not hear the tax man in germany complaining these days. >> and his news of the impending retirement of the head of microsoft. that in n n >> welcome back, everyone. the economic climate in europe might be rough, but the german tax man is doing just fine. >> 8.5 billion euros came in more than expected. german manufacturers are managing to sell their goods abroad, and the domestic market is also looking very rosy. >> spending money is good for the economy if you can afford it. that's not an issue for a lot of people in germany. they have jobs. they have money, and they are paying taxes, which adds up to more revenue for the state. exports is another important engine of germany's economy, and sales are up despite slowing growth in asia. >> german engineering drives exports, and manufacturers are quick to and -- quick to adapt. this growth in sales to china despite we
square here in san francisco. >> survivors of the fort hood massacre cried today as major nadal hassan was convicted of all 13 counts. he showed no emotion as the verdict was read. the 2009 massacre was the deadliest shooting ever at a u.s. military facility. prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty. sentencing begins on monday. >> also, army staff sergeant, robert bales is headed to prison for life. bales admitted to killing 16 afghan civilians back in march of 2012. six military jurors decided today the 40-year-old father of two should not be eligible for parole. >>> san diego mayor, bob filner, is out of a job. he resigned today amid a slew of sexual harassment claims. the move was part of a mediation agreement with the city. 18 different women accused him of making unwanted advances, including at least one city employee. today, filner offered him accusers an apology that he insisted he never harassed them. >> not one allegation. members of the council has ever been independently verified or proven in court. i have never sexually harassed anyone. >> filner just completed two we
security is at risk. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins monday for majoro nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty much can iing -- killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. he admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was rent the jury will decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. another military man also learned his fate, staff sergeant robert bales, responsible for killing 15 afghan civilians last year will serve life in prison with no possibility of pair he'll. he opened fire on men, women and children. some felt the punishment was not harsh enough. al-jazeera alan schoffler has more. >> the panel deliberatiated 90 minutes. life in prison for no chance of parole for sergeant robert bales who has confessed to killing 16 civilians. he showed no visible response for the division. for the afghans flown here as prosecution witnesses, the harshest sentence was not harsh enough. >> they might release him. they might let him go. they might have other issues we are never going to find
of murder. major net $ has been convicted hassan has been convicted. police in india have arrested a second man in connection with a gang rape of a journalist in mumbai. three other suspects are at large. news of the rape sparked protests and a renewed call to make women's safety a nationwide priority. at least 30 people have been killed in clashes between rival gangs in prison in bolivia. was amongh old baby the dead. police have arrested five men suspected of starting the fights. a wildfire that has ravaged over 11 acres of land in california has reached the world famous yosemite national park. more than 2000 firefighters are currently battling the rim fire. the russian president vladimir ordered the creation of what are being called security zones around the stadiums after pro-gay rights activists called for protests in response to a decision by the parliament to ban what it calls homosexual propaganda. the minutes ago until afternoon action and the bundesliga, but there was a big borussia dortmund took on designer brandon. >> dortmund were in control, but -- bremen capmen them at bay. t
. >>> and hassan has rested his case without calling any witnesses. ♪ >>> a military judge sentences private bradley manning to 35 years in prison. the former intelligence kiwikil. mike viqueira, prosecutors wanted more than that. let's manning the maximum sentence according to lind would have been 90 years. the prosecutes asked for 60. [ technical difficulties ] >> and an altruist in the name of transparency. some 700,000 documents were leaked, among them, richel as you know that video of the attack on 11 individuals who ended up being non-combatant. a mistake on the part of these pilots, he has a camera slung over his arm, did one of the journalists. that video, while the advocates bradley manning. there are protests already being planned throughout the course of the day. one outside the white house this evening who say he is being unjustly maligned. these charges are totally unjustified. they put him on something of a pedestal, although it has to be noted as far as the american public see what the impact of a case like this will be. thank you so much. >> okay. >>> there are calls for an i
, being helpful to all americans. >> thank you so much, ron hassan, president of beverly hills hollywood branch of naacp. our coverage continues on al jazeera and www.aljazeera.com. the celebration at lincoln memorial begins today. >>> in april a north korea court tensed kenneth bay to is a years of hard labor. he's now suffering from diabetes and an enlarged heart. the white house said they're completely concerned about his health and want north korea to send him home. >>> you may not like this. but the social media giant said half requests about users is from the united states. 74 countries over all is asking for the info, and facebook is not alone. google and microsoft release numbers on how often government request data information. >>> it was hailed as the e-cigarette. why thi this is being labeled dangerous. >>> shakespeare goes behind bars in illinois. classic drama with a hip-hop twist. with the help from the inmates. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ >> good morning. i'm morgan radford and these are some of the stories we're following today. the
is one of syria's closest allies. the government of iranian president hassan rouhani has followed the previous regime in supporting syrian president bashar al assad. >>> americans are taking time to remember a man who spearheaded the civil rights movement. 50 years ago in washington martin luther king delivered a speech in washington. he uttered the words "i have a dream." thousands gathered at the lincoln memorial at the national mall 50 years on. president obama was joined by bill clinton and jimmy carter. obama said king and other civil rights leadee local assemblieses, congress and even the white house. but he also expressed concern for the nation's economic disparities that are widening, not shrinking. >> as always has been noted, black unemployment has remained almost twice as high as white unemployment. latino unemployment close behind. the gap in wealth between races has not lessened, it's grown. >> opinion polls suggest that 79% of african-americans say the country still has a long way to go before it achieves a society free of racial prejudices. >>> i have a dream w thos
. hassan was his own attorney. he indicated from the beginning that he wanted to die. one by one relatives of those massacred took the stand to talk of his loss. >> my father will never come home, his laughter to our ears, his smile to our eyes, but justice is now here. >> reporter: heidi zhou castro, al jazeera, fort hood. >> and nidal is the first u.s. soldier to receive the death penalty since 1961. well, it was a day of reflection and remembrance at the mall in washington. many gathered to celebrate the event. >>> it's a wage war as fast food workers walk out on their employers. police in new york are keeping at least a dozen mosques under surveillance. we'll explain why and what it means for people who attend them. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly w
if syria collapses. >> it appears iran has joined russia as an ally of syria. president hassan rouhani reportedly said iran will work with russia to avoid a strike if possible. earlier i spoke from someone from the plowshares fund, a foundation aimed at preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction. i asked him how he thinks iran will get involved. >> iran's political changes have been fascinating to watch. in washington there has been a perception that iranian politics will be different now going forward, certainly on the nuclear negotiations. that is the backdrop for the debate on syria. there is concern among many in the expert community that this new put until opening with iran could be close if military operation in syria is not go the right direction. we have seen moves by the administration to try to soft and the rhetoric. the president of iran has put out some tweets that imply that chemical weapons are, from his perspective, something to be deplored. it is unclear how this is going to unfold. certainly iran as a player in the region and it is going to have a vote in what h
from the man who admits to shooting soldiers. now it's army major naddal hassan's turn. he is representing himself. the judge told him he cannot make statements only ask himself questions and answer them. it's latest twist in the bizarre court martial for the 2009 shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozen more. here at home new testimony in the murder trial of the man accuse of killedding a local loc college student. they say van necessarya pham -- vanessa pham shot back and had more than a dozen defense wounds in her car. >> julio blanco-garcia nevero-ga looked up as the doctor described in vivid detail how vanessa pham last her life in 2010. fighting with both hands beforef being fatally stabbed in stabbee neck and chest. >> it would not be initially fatal. bleeding out was the mechanism of her death. she bled, bled, bled out.ut. >> dr. williams told the court vanessa pham had numerous slash and stab wounds to the face, f chest and knees. would it be painself in would she have time think?? to both questions dr. williams said yes. police found a number of items inside her
to the victims of the september 11 attack. the jury is deciding if nadal hassan should be put to death. the jury got the statement aftee he did not make a closing argueg he did not think much of the t case only asking a few questions. he does not deny being the shooter and has allegedly saidly he wanted the death penalty to become a martyr. >> it's a cost that many families feel is worth the burden but it can leave you burb glid piles of death. president obama on a cross country push to promote a plan he says will make college more affordable. also in the headlines a bug in i your computer is a minor problem but it's a bigger deal when itni happens on the stock market. m the latest yesterday when we whe come back.  >> make headlines in the h financial world some kind of computer glitch halted trading on nasdaq yesterday afternoon.o. trillions of dollars in trades were held up for three hours. you can see where activity flatlined until a half hour before the closing bell. you may remember this is not the first time. this reminded many of the crash in 2010 and the ipo of face
of the locations once employees return. the high alert to the prevent an attack. >>> the trial of hassan is scheduled to resume today. he's representing himself in the fort hood shooting case. he's watched in silence as more than 40 witnesses testified. >>> army private bradley manning's attorneys presented their case today. they said manning will give a statement before the defense rests on wednesday. he faces up to 90 years in prison for leaking classified information to the website wikileaks. >>> the epa plans to examine a north idaho sand dune. nathan wasner was trapped for 6 hours last june. geologists think a tree trunk created the dune that swallowed the dune. >>> president obama is teeing off at his martha's vineyard vacation with his favorite past time, golfing. obama hit the golf course on ma that are's win yard this weekend. the first week is on a week-long holiday on the massachusetts island. the family is renting a 6-bedroom room. the secret service is banning traffic from the street. >>> how about a trip in los angeles to san francisco in half an hour. elan musk is set to r
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house san military trial. hassan is acting as his own lawyer, and has been mostly quiet in the courtroom. >> congress is on recess, but senator john mccain was still called into work. on jury duty. according to politicala he spent monday at an arizona courthouse before walking in, he worked he was there to do his civic duty for a change. and reinstitute law and order after a few hours he was as you can imagine given the all clear without getting picked. all right. >> you know he had been picked for jury duty, and i still haven't. >> they will call you tomorrow now. 4:57. >> and still ahead, the park service is already using sharp shooters to control the deer population. to find out where else in our area, the controversial technique could be used. we will be right back. [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at
gunman major hassan. hassan is accused of opening fire on soldiers at the ft. hood military base in texas in november of 2009. 13 people were killed. more than 30 others wounded thursday, the 95th pga starts in rochester, new york. phil mickelson fresh off the british open win will be there with tiger woods. we'll have live updates throughout the championship so stay with us. on friday, it's the ultimate disney fan event. the d 23 expo is happening in anaheim, california. thousands of fans go there to meet disney stars and get behind the scenes details of their favorite shows. saturday, president obama and his family head to martha's vin gard. it's become the annual summer vacation spot except last year when he was on the campaign trail. all right. thanks so much for joining us. a look at the top stories and more ahead in new york. >>> hello, welcome to cnn "newsroom." high alert right now the u.s. shut many foreign offices, embassies and consulates over fears of a terror attack. in the afternoon math of a bizarre deadly hit and run on venice beach, everyone is asking why would anyone do
. major hassan faces the death penalty if convicted. he admitted in 2009, he opened fire on hundreds of soldiers at the texas based, killing 13. the obama administration has classified the crime as a workplace shooting in order that hassan have full rights as a defendant. those injuries are angry because the classification means they are not eligible for purple hearts. >> the mother of bradley manning had a message for her son, "never give up hope." he is facing as long as 136 years in prison for disclosing secret u.s. documents. 59-year-old susan manning from wales is divorced from manning's father. she told the daley mail that she considers her son her superman and said one day he would be free. >> >> international business times said it is buying "news week" from the aaic interactive corporation. fews week last publicked in 2012 and has since become part of the daily beast website >> fans of jerry garcia gathered in san francisco to remember the man who helped to create the grateful dead. 11th annual jerry day concert brought musicians together with memories. garcia lived in the e
and consulates were closed. >>> major nadal hassan's court marshal comes years after the shooting. finally be able to tell their stories on the witness stand. >> i looked over and i saw him pointing a gun at me and by the time i tried shifting over, felt like a baseball bat hit me in the side of my neck. and blood went everywhere. >> hassan will represent himself in the trial after asking his attorneys be released. >> it's pretty scary that went down in our neighborhood. >> teens accused of throwing bombs out of car windows. the beauty queen linked to the prank. >> and that sinking feelings. a sports car getting sucked into the earth. >> and would you eat beef grown in a lab? the reviews are in for the world's first test tube burger. >> warm somewhere. but not here in the nation's midsection. 105 in balance. we'll have the forecast in a minute. sglt and unfortunately, a pretty good sized back up already at the bay bridge toll plaza. stalled out big rig messed up the morning commute and metering lights are on. the latest drive times after the break. ,,,, these are the hands a pediatrician.
13 u.s. soldiers, injured more than 30 others. the suspect, army psychiatrist nadal hassan delivered opening arguments, spoke briefly for two minutes, said the evidence will clearly show i am the shooter. the dead bodies will show that war is an ugly thing. there's death and destruction and devastation for both sides. that is for both friend and foe. then he said we, the mujahideen are imperfect muslims trying to establish the perfect religion in the land of the supreme god. the other interesting thing about this, greg, not only that we even have to go through this at all, remember it was categorized by the united states government and obama administration as workplace violence rather than a terror attack. but he gets to cross examine victims. listen to one of them, staff sergeant howard ray. >> the truth of the matter is, i don't go a day without thinking about this. the impact that this terrorist act has on my life is huge. >> interesting to me how strong these victims are. i wish that i would be as strong in that. but he calls it a terrorist act, i wonder if that's on purpose to h
about what major indianaal hassan said before the attack. ♪ (announcer) answer the call of the grill with n friskies grillers, full of meaty tenders and crunchy bites. and my family moved es, straight to chicago. d america is the only country i have ever known. senior year of high school, i was promoted to city court staff commander, i held the rank of cadet brigadier general. i was head of chicago rotc. i want to be a us citizen and i want to be a marine, i'm gonna be a marine, because i care. i care about this country. i care about those around me, i care about my family, my neighbors. you know, i do want to give back, i believe one hundred percent in what this country stands for. let me earn it, you know, let me serve. i just want an opportunity, i just want a chance. to, to show everyone out there that, i am, american and that i will honorably serve this country wearing a marine corp uniform. >> shepard: the father of one of three teenagees charged in a brutal beating cotts on camera -- oops. i was supposed to talk about the dow first. very exciting. show that again. a weird thin
there for 25 years. >> so, historically, that would suggest that major hassan will languish on death row, and not actually be executed. >> not while his automatic appeals pend, but what if he waves those appeals? could he be bumped to the front of the line for execution? that would present the government with another dilemma. >> i just wonder perception-wise how it will look if say the u.s. service, the islamic service american member sentenced to death row is actually executed in say five or 10 years, while others are still languishing. >> survivors and family members have already accused the government of choosing political correctness over justice. hassan faced no terrorism charges, despite his confessed jihadist motive. if jury members now condemn him to death, the government will have to brace for more difficult questions ahead. heidi zhou-castro, aljazeera, fort hood. >> over 50 wildfires burning in the west and we're expecting to see the majority of those started by lightning strikes. the problem is that we dried out so much in the northwest this year that it was very easy to star
nadal hassan has been convicted of fay it willy shooting 19 people during the ft. hood massacre. he'll continue to represent himself in the sentencing phase of the trial which begins on monday. during the trial, hassan called no witnesses in his defense and made no closing argument. prosecutors are expected to call 19 witnesses during sentencing. and controversial san diego mayor bob filner agreeing to step down amid allegations he sexually harassed women. the city council voting unanimously to accept the resignation. more than a dozen women have come forward since july. morning their complaints, accusations of touching, forcible kissing and inappropriate comments. now back to fox files. >>> charles starkweather and carol ann fugate. in january of 1958, the two left a bloody trail of terror on the great plains. and to this day, the mystery continues. was 14-year-old carol ann fugate charlie starkweather's hostage or a willing accomplice? >> you believe he was never being held hostage? >> no. >> i have looked in her eyes and i have watched her relive everything. she had nothing to do
. >> military jury today convicted major hassan of premeditated murder dear in texas. jury took 6 thundershowers find him guilty of all 45 charges he faced. massacre left 13 people dead. 30 wondered it was the deadl deadliest attack on military base now faces the death sentence. hassan acted as own attorney during the trial but did he not call any witnesses or testify. >> military jury near seattle today sentenced army staff sergeant robert bale to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the march 2012 massacre of 16 afghan civilia civilians. >> jury chose the stiffest possible sentence after bale n june t8s this took the death penalty off the table. >> san diego mayor has agreed to step down from office over a sexual harassment scandal. city council voted 7-zero to accept the deal for bob filner resignation. brandy hit has more on today decision. >> that the point would i like to turn about. >> it's the end of the road for embattled san diego mayor bob filner. >> the mayor has rae signed effective on august 30. 2013. >> city has accepted the signe
of those killed. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins made for major nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty of killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. hassan admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was red. the jury will now decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> washington state police are hunting for a teenager who is suspected of beating an 88-year-old world war ii veteran to death. another teenager is already in custody for the crime. police found the veteran in his car on wednesday with serious injuries. he died in the hospital yesterday. so far, police do not have a motive. >>> in lebanon, the death toll from two car bombings has now climbed to 47. it happened on friday in tripoli in the northern part of the country. today, we are seeing just how powerful those bombs were. it appears to have been a pair. mistaken of the victims had attended afternoon prayers. at least 300 people are hospitalized, 65 of those in critical condition no. one has claimed responsibility for the att
's going on down at ft. hood with major nadal hassan. he is saying he is a radical islamist, he wanted to kill americans, and the judge is denying certain evidence because she felt it was too old and for -- we're almost four years on that and a year on the benghazi and we still haven't figured it out and the administration is sending a signal that is confusing anybody who understands what's going on in the global war on terror. it's confusing me and i know exactly where we ought to be going. >> general, is it possible that the people who are really confused are the leaders of this president's national security team, perhaps this president himself, when they are supporting the muslim brotherhood, which has acted exactly counter to u.s. interests when it comes to the government and the policies of egypt? general, this is a president who is acting as though he is supportive and clearly so of the muslim brotherhood and radical islamists and my lord, when you bring up the nadal hassan, this man is not a terrorist in the eyes of this administration, but rather he perpetrated workplace violen
hassan is facing the penalty phase of his trial. on friday a military jury convicted hassan of 25 charge including meditated murder. hay san was convicted of murder for the 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at fort hood texas. >>> a woman from new mexico is trying to help victims of domestic abuse in a very interesting way. she's offering tattoo removal. >> i will apply the laser. >> reporter: this is a consultation, a conversation, a chat, to change a life. from her office in albuquerque, new mexico, she's trying to help the victims of domestic abuse. she offers free tattoo removal. the physical signs of psychological damage. >> i think we need to recognize this is a form of branding, and like i tell everybody this is the superficial. this is what is on top. we should be extremely concerned about the acts and events that took place that caused these type of brands to take place. there are so many more horrific stories that are underneath. >> reporter: removeel affidavit tattoo could take months even years depending how big and how deep the tattoo is scarred. dawn's patient vi
national park. the flames have destroyed 230 square miles. the a jury will decide if nadal hassan will receive life in prison or the death penalty. he killed 13 people in 2009. >>> some parents are complaining that students are forced to walk through crime-ridden headlinesr. those are the headlines and you can get your news at www.aljazeera.com [♪ music ] >> on america tonight. >> nothing today is more serious, and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny. >> sharp words from washington leave little doubt what the u.s. thinks happened to these syrian victims. now focus turns to how and when the world will respond. >>> and the threat to california's most mighty residents. the enormous blazes that have also triggered fears for san francisco's water supply. also tonight we're keeping up the fight for chicago. a community left in a constant state of mourning and wondering how will the violence ever end? >> i'm so tired of doing funerals of young men getting killed through gun violence whether by th the police or anor gang. it just wears you down. [♪ music ] >> good evening, and
president hassan rohani. but iran might mobilize it's other ally in the region, hezbollah. >> iran has limited impact to retaliate in a terror fashion. this is a natural response run prefers to use proxy groups in the form of terrorism, and an attack on israel is the likely expected reaction from the regime. >> reporter: the attacks could be launched on israel by hezbollah in the south of lebanon. it's known that they have rockets capable of hitting all the way here to tel aviv. that's a major israeli fear. a strike from america and its allies is on the cards. we just don't know when it might come. but as syria's ambassador to the u.n. said the country right now is in a state of war and preparing for the worse. >> that's john terrett reporting. bam as der. when you look at that bam and when you, might that be the reason why there has been hesitancy to get involved with syria. >> i don't think so at all. i think that if the united states wished to apply direct military force to take out the syrian air force, for example, it could do so. we face terrorist threats were hezbollah and iran
elizabeth. >> it could be. major nadal hassan sat motionless when he learned he was sentenced to death. he could be the nirns soldier killed in nearly 5 decades. but because they require a lengthy appeals process it could be years or more before he is put to death. through out the trial the army sipsychiatrist who did speak himself never denied being the gunman. in the rare time we heard him speak he said the shooting was an attempt to protect islamic insurgents from abroad from americans. troops were waiting to get final check upbefore deployment. they gave very personal testimony and accounts of what life had been like after the shooting. some were reacting last night. >> today a weight has been lifted off of my shoulder. he has been held accountable for his actions. and the panel gave him justice. >> the best thing is for that man is to be forgotten. we need your help with that. >> while his behavior sparked position that his ultimate goal is mart dim. the prosecutor on this case said quote he could never be a martyr. he has nothing to give. very intense. >> very good way to put it. not
-martial. they are ordered, however, by a judge to stay. monique griego has more. >> reporter: today, a judge ruled hassan'sa standby attorneys must continue to assist him as he acts as his own attorney. yesterday, the court-martial came to a halt when the lawyers asked to be pulled from the case. hassan admitted to being the shooter in fort hood in 2009 they say he is trying to get the death penalty and they will not help him be a martyr. they claim the judge is forcing them to vilit professional rules of conduct. >> thank you. hasan is facing 13 counts of premeditated murder. and could get the death penalty. >>> attention shoppers, the maryland tax-free week kicks off this sunday. linh bui has more on howee can all save. >> retailers call it christmas in august. it is the second best biggest shopping week of the whole year. >> reporter: little madison needs new clothes. >> shoes. she loves shoes and bows. >> reporter: good timing for grandma. shop maryland tax-free week. clothing and shoes priced more. >> everyone should go and shop for their back-to-school clothes. because you can save $60, $70, $80 fo
asked him to restate and he refused. hassan admit mitted to being -- admitted to being the shooter. >> and hassan, wanted to plead guilty, but military rules prohibit that in death penalty cases. >>> the trial of reputed boston mob boss whiteo bulger enters its second day of deliberations. bulger is accused of playing a role in the 19 killings while allegedly leading the winter hill gang. today, they asked the judge to clarify what it means to be a coconspirator. they also ruled that it fell within the statue of limitations. bulger was on the run for 17 years before being captured in 2011. >>> it is a record-setting time at the port of baltimore. officials say the amount of cargo that passed through was the most ever. they say a record was also set in june, when nearly 23,000 cars left the court for worldwide destinations. according to the state, the port of baltimore directly supports over 15,000 jobs. >>> time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. some are upset the white house has not yet filled the social security administration's top lea
something, do it big. >> trial for ft. hood shooter major hassan is due to begin today. >> now speak to the gunman chosen to represent himself. >> a fast-moving wildfire threatened homes in southern california. many are still under evacuation this morning. >> terrifying in boston. >> swerved in front of a delivery truck. the driver was not seriously injured. >> a russian police officer pulls him over and winds up on the hood of the speeding car. the driver was tracked down and arrested. >> all that matters. >> worried about al qaeda and anywhere they are in the world. >> now we know americans just need to avoid this area. >> on "cbs this morning." >> at some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give our case. >> anthony weiner was like, man, some people just don't know when to quit. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning. there is a lot of news. >> there's a lot of news. good morning to you. >> we begin with this. state department urging americans to leave yemen immediately. u.s. embassy being evacuated. terror threat level is extremely high. britain is also evacuating
in for megyn kelliy. major nidal hassan opened up the statement. hassan did not ask a single question. but it is what we are hearing today that has experts completely confused about hassan's defense. reporting for fort hood texas, is casy. >> allison, good to
fans can take a page from the business section. not very nice, though. >>> army major nidal hassan gunned down dozens of people at fort hood and now he wants to be the next to die. they want off the case because they say hassan himself wants to be executed. ed lavandera covering the court-martial in texas for us. ed, what is the very latest on this? >> good morning. we are waiting for court procedure proceedings to bedwgin this morning. this is after everything was dramatically shut down in the courtroom yesterday after the three attorneys that are essentially standing by major hassan's side, he is acting as his own attorney, but the military has invited three attorneys that help him guide through any legal procedural issues. they are not actually speaking in the courtroom because hasan has been doing it. those three attorneys started voicing concerns. hasan is trying to help the prosecution to ensure that he gets the death penalty and those attorneys don't feel like they can stand by and watch that happen. as soon as the attorney said that the judge shut everything down and put in
for the "washington post." >> ifill: iran swore in a new president today. ahmadinejad is out, hassan rouhani is in. we dissect what the change means for the country. >> suarez: the rollicking trial of alleged boston mob boss "whitey" bulger approached its end today. margaret warner looks at closing arguments in the trial of the man prosecutors call "one of the most vicious, violent, and calculating criminals" to walk the city's streets. >> ifill: mandolin virtuoso chris thile has delighted fans by blurring genres. jeffrey brown talks with the mcarthur genius grant winner about his latest move from bluegrass to bach. >> when you talk about bach, you're talking about the greatest musician who ever lived. we've so far removed from someone being in a situation where they could dance to bach. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these
nuclear program. hassan rohani held his first news conference since taking office sunday. we have a report narrated by alex thomson of independent television news. >> reporter: "transparency" is a favorite rouhani buzzword, so he duly appeared in front of the packed media. the national anthem, prayers and the foreign media got down to business. iranian and foreign journalists asking about the nuclear deadlock on the anniversary of hiroshima. russia said today she wants talks next month. president rouhani says a deal is doable and doable soon if the west, as he put it, stops the threats and starts engagement. >> ( translated ): we are willing with seriousness and without time-wasting to enter serious and substantial negotiations with our counterparts. if our counterparts have the same willingness, i am certain that the concerns of both parties will through talks be eliminated, and in the not too distant future. the root of this achievement has to be discussions, not threats. that is the key to this issue. >> reporter: the man who spent years as a key iranian negotiator on the nuclear deadlo
psychiatrist nidal hassan told a military court, "i did it." catherine heenan tells us what happened at the start of his trial today. >> catherine: the fort hood shootings happened nearly four years ago at fort hood, texas. 13 people died. 32 others were injured -- after an army major due to deploy to afghanistan suddenly opened fire on his >>"all of a sudden we just somewhere and just, bow! bow! shooting everywhere." >> catherine: former soldier mick engnell was in this processing center when nidal began shooting. >> catherine: floor. >>"then all of a i saw a laser come across my eyes, and i looked over and saw him pointing a gun at me.and right at that time i tried shifting over. and it just felt like a baseball bat hit me right on the side of my neck and then blood went everywhere." >> catherine: for other victims the physical scars are fading, unseen injuries linger. >>"since the shooting, i don't know what happened, but my short term memory is just non-existent." >> catherine: 42-year-old hasan is himself paralyzed from the waist down after being shot by army civilian police. >
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